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NHRC to sanction Fayose over Buhari death advert

2015-01-22 14:56
A poster of leading opposition All Progressive Congress presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and deputy Yemi Osinbajo is displayed along the highway in Lagos. ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Abuja - The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned Gov. Ayodele Faose for wishing the presidential candidate of the All progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari dead in an advert he sponsored in two national dailies on Monday.

The commission said the advert amounted to hate speech, reports Vanguard.

Professor Chidi Odinkalu, Chairman of the NHRC,, said the advert offended public decency and violated all known norms of decorum.

Also read: Fayose releases another advert against Buhari

He noted that the governor, who is a member of the National Council of States did not exhibit statesmanship before sending out the message.

He stated that the commission might recommend Gov. Fayose for appropriate sanctions.

Read more at Vanguard.

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